Future vehicle dimensions must be greater than the Countryman. It is expected that the main markets will be the US and China.
The head of the company MINI Bernd Kerber said that the brand is working on a new car. It is expected that he can give the name of the Traveller. As reported portal “Wheels.ru”, the novelty should appear in 2022. The basis of the new car lies the UKL2 platform, which was made for a BMW 1 Series. This will allow to release the car as the internal combustion engine, and a fully electric version. If we talk about the technical characteristics, the Traveller can learn a lot from the BMW i3.
Kerber also said that the fourth generation of the Cooper should see the light of day in the years 2022-2023. At this stage there is a discussion of the appearance and design of the car.
Previously, a distinctive feature of the hatchback Mini was its small size, which looked original and advantageous. Now in the era of compact crossovers effect of individuality is harder to achieve. Therefore, the company expects to reduce the dimensions of the car is not at the expense of space inside the cabin, and due to the design. The car needs to both gasoline and electric versions. At the moment, three-door hatchback Mini is available with two engine options – 1.5-liter 75 HP and 2.0-liter with 231 HP recoil After the release of the fourth generation of Mini cars in the line will be exactly three – and five-door hatchbacks, and crossovers Clubman and Countryman.